Learn about the relationship between performance spaces and music in Byzantium.
The Hours of Catherine of Cleves. Investigate an extraordinary Dutch illuminated manuscript.
Check out Claes Andreasson’s recording of a butterfly.
Alex Ross’s The Rest is Noise (2007) is well worth a read if you’re interested in music of the twentieth century. His blog is ongoing and covers a variety of current topics.
This is a thoughtful, and sometimes contentious, analysis of Richard Taruskin’s multi-volume Oxford History of Western Music (2010). Mark Samples and Zachary Wallmark blog their way through this monumental work.